Professor Cliff Mallett

Professor Cliff Mallett – Professor of Sport Psychology and Coaching, The University of Queensland and Honorary Professor, Technical University of Munich, Germany

From inspiring Olympic success, through to transforming the cultural architecture in organisations with executive leaders, Cliff contributes to performance outcomes by leveraging his expertise in motivation, leadership, mental toughness, and learning. His international and local experiences across a variety of industries and his expertise in performance psychology, makes Cliff a trusted confidant to those seeking individual, team, or organisational improvement.

Cliff has specialised in understanding the interdependency between people and the complexities of high performance contexts and enabling winning outcomes. He has coached many athletes to Olympic, World Championships, and Commonwealth medals in track and field athletics. Furthermore, he is a world-renowned practitioner, applied-researcher, and Professor in sport psychology and coaching, and has been regularly sought after within the corporate world for his advisory and mentorship. His stories of lessons learned ranging from culture to strategy, and from people to transforming organisations for world class outcomes, makes Cliff’s insights highly sought after.

He has extensively consulted nationally and internationally across high performance contexts including:

International Olympic Committee (IOC); International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF); International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE)

Australian Football League (AFL); National Rugby League (NRL); Australian Rugby Union (ARU); North Melbourne Football Club (Kangaroos); Australian Rugby Union (ARU); Tennis Australia (TA); North Queensland Cowboys (NRL); Australian Sports Commission (ASC); Australian Institute of Sport (AIS); Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS)

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